How to Dress for Virtual Conference Calls, and Other Work From Home Tips

COVID-19 has led to many unexpected changes in how we live our lives and especially in how we do business. If you’ve found yourself thrust into the world of remote work in 2020, you’re not alone in navigating the challenges that working from home brings. From ensuring you’re dressed appropriately for screen time to figuring … Continue reading How to Dress for Virtual Conference Calls, and Other Work From Home Tips

What We Keep Messing Up About “SMART” Goals

A blue planner notebook that says "My Secret Plan to Rule the World" with a pink background. Photo by Ann H from Pexels. Goals should be SMART, right? Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. But a lot of us fail to pay attention to the achievable and relevant parts of the planning process. We stick to specific and … Continue reading What We Keep Messing Up About “SMART” Goals

“I Quit My Job Over #BLM” — How Millennials Are Killing Businesses from the Inside Out

Image Desc: A photo from a Black Lives Matter protest with signs unfocused in the foreground and background. A sign in the center, held up by a white-appearing person's arm, says "To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards - Ella Wheeler Cox" Photo by Zoe VandeWater on Unsplash I have a background … Continue reading “I Quit My Job Over #BLM” — How Millennials Are Killing Businesses from the Inside Out

How to Work From Home for the First Time

I’m used to working from home a couple days a week, but this feels different for me too.

Because it's not really "working from home." It's being at home while big global events are happening and it's not safe to do things you normally do...and trying to do your normal work.

Fear of Criticism Was Keeping Me from Working on My Goals

The phrase, “What people think of you is none of your business” was confusing when I first heard it as a kid. But I’ve since realized it means that people are going to have whatever opinions of you that they have, and you can’t stop them. No matter what I do, I cannot control how … Continue reading Fear of Criticism Was Keeping Me from Working on My Goals

How I Check My Email to Be a Better Writer

I aspire to be a person who goes to sleep with zero unread emails every day. It doesn’t always happen that way, because I’ll end up saving something as a to-do and then before you know it, that little red bubble on my phone says I’m slowly piling up emails again. But I need these. … Continue reading How I Check My Email to Be a Better Writer

How to be a blogger

Well, this is embarrassing,  you guys. I haven't written a post in four months. That's about the time I decided "I'm going to get serious about writing and really be a blogger." I decided to live my dream. The process has been looking a little bit like this: Should I make my own website or … Continue reading How to be a blogger